I am very thrilled for the show this upcoming Thursday. I will be performing as a trio with two impeccable musicians in a completely new ensemble. Amanda Schoofs is a vocalist and composer from Milwaukee who does some really cool things, and Devin Drobka is a drummer based in NYC whose work with Sons of Daughters I have admired for a long time. We will be performing as Soft Alarm. We've never played together! This is what makes music exciting.
And what's the first step in making a new band? Band t-shirts! Forsooth, there's a possibility there will be some Soft Alarm shirts for sale at this show. I've put together a design:
My time in Madison is running out! I will be moving to Ann Arbor, MI, this fall, to start graduate school. While I'm excited for the change, there are certainly a lot of people and projects in Madison that I will miss. This also means that I'll be cramming as much work into this summer as possible!
I'm still reeling from the incredible success of the Lost City Music Festival this past weekend. Mine All Mine Records did an impeccable job of throwing this inaugural festival, and raised a bunch of money for local music charities. I'm very excited to see what they do with it next year. I performed five times at the Festival, and also managed to catch many other bands performing at the various venues.
Here I am with Lovely Socialite at the Project Lodge:
Here are the performances I have lined up for the rest of the summer (more to come):
Tuesdays through July: I'm joining Dietrich Gosser and Dan Kuemmel at Mickey's Tavern throughout July. We're working on getting comfortable as a trio this month, in preparation to do some recordings of Dietrich's songs in early August. My first hit with them was last night, and I had a blast! Excited to see how that develops. Music is free, and starts at 10:30 PM.
July 17th: Siblings, my duo with Page Foster, will be joining Dietrich at Mickey's. 10:30pm
July 20th: Anna Vogelzang at the Project Lodge 7:30pm
July 25th: Weather Duo performs at Project Lodge with Five Dollar Ferrari! and Amanda Schoofs. 7:30pm
August 1st: Lovely Socialite plays the Memorial Union Terrace, sharing the bill with Control, 8pm
August 2nd: Soft Alarm, my new trio with Amanda Schoofs and Devin Drobka, will be debuting at the Project Lodge
I send emails occasionally about upcoming performances. They're very cordial.
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